Happy senior pet month, CHS supporters!
As November comes to a close, we wanted to bring you one more entry on senior pet month that isn’t talked about often, but is still very important: How to plan for pets when the owner is a senior.
We have been talking about senior pets all month on the blog, and we hope you’ve gotten a lot of good information. Today; however, we thought it would be important to talk about how we can plan for pets when the owners are seniors/older adults.
Pets can be a WONDERFUL addition to an older adult’s life. Pets provide companionship, exercise, routine and, in some cases, social connections. Older adults with pets often report a greater quality of life due to these benefits and at Calgary Humane Society we LOVE hearing about amazing relationships between senior pets and senior owners. (more…)